About Us

For 70-years, Cirencester Housing has been providing social and affordable housing within Cirencester Town and the neighbouring Cotswold communities always with the aim to provide decent homes for local people and respect for our tenants.

Cirencester Housing Association

What We Do

Cirencester Housing owns and manages homes, and works with local communities, developers and partners to develop new affordable housing. Our customer service is based on having personable relationships with our tenants, supporting them in their tenancy and providing safe and cost-effective housing. Our approach is to be kind, respectful and responsive thus demonstrating our personal service.

Cirencester Housing is committed to increasing the number of affordable homes we offer over the next 10 years, especially in rural and village communities.

 

We Are Growing

Cirencester Housing has increased its stock by 20% over the last five years by utilising spare land and working with developers in villages within the Cotswold District.

We are presently working with the local parish councils of North Cerney and Bagendon to help them to bring 12 affordable homes to meet their local housing need.

In addition, we are expanding into providing property services to other like-minded local small landlords who offer homes at below market rent.

 

Collaborating & Our Partners

As a small housing association, we know that the best way to make a difference and achieve more is by working with others. As such we have a high emphasis on collaboration and a partnering approach to our business.

Rural Development

We have partnered with English Rural, specialist provider of community-led, affordable rural homes and one of the leading national advocates on affordable rural housing issues. Together we will endeavour to build affordable homes in rural villages helping to build and keep communities together.

Cirencester Housing is a long-standing member of the Gloucestershire Rural Housing Partnership. With the Local Authorities of Gloucestershire and other local housing associations, we collaborate with local communities to identify unmet housing need in rural areas, promote opportunities for rural housing development, and share innovation and best practice.  Contact us if you would like to find out more.

As a member of the Rural Housing Alliance (RHA), we pledge to work with and for rural communities by working in partnership with the Rural Services Network and National Housing Federation to develop and manage homes in rural areas across England.

Other Partnering Relationships

Cirencester Housing has entered into a partnering arrangement with our repairs and maintenance contractor, NKS Contracts. By doing so, we provide assurance of quality and continuity of service while delivering value for money to our tenants.

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Local Community

Cirencester Housing is committed to bring affordable homes to Cirencester Town, rural and village locations to help sustain local communities and contribute positively to vibrant rural communities. Contact us if you are interested in bringing small scale development of affordable homes to your community.

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Cirencester Properties
12
Developments
27
Rural/Other Properties
7
Locations

Our Heritage

Cirencester Housing was formed in 1949 by a small group of people who were passionate about providing homes in a post-war Britain.

Our Heritage

Meet the Team

Our hard-working and dedicated team are passionate in providing a personable and high-quality service. We will always be here to help and support you should you need us.

Meet the Team

Get Involved

Cirencester Housing has many ways for people to get involved, whether you are a tenant, volunteer looking to join our Board, or interested in applying for employment or work placements.

Get Involved
All of us at Cirencester Housing truly respect and care for the people who live in our homes and those who need homes. As we have done for 70 years, Cirencester Housing will steadfastly provide homes and a personal caring service to our customers and we hope to do so for many more customers during the next 70 years.
Maureen Margrie
Chief Executive
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I feel much less isolated with Cirencester Housing than where I was before.

I lost my partner and home and didn’t know what to do until I found Cirencester Housing’.

A Housing Association like Cirencester Housing offers security. I kept going lower and lower and was constantly being ripped
off. Security is a very good psychological thing.

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News & Updates

2019 Annual Review

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Frequently Asked Questions

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